TPOL S 480
Provides in-depth treatment of topics in politics and philosophy; political economy; law and policy; economics and policy and ethics and economics. Emphasizes analysis of methodological issues and developing students' research and writing skills. May not be repeated.
This term, we will focus on modern political issues, ideas, and values. In particular, the questions of cosmopolitanism, human rights, and social/political transformation in the context of today's world will be central to our concerns.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Class assignments and grading
A term long series of discussions and short presentations culminating in a final research paper.
This is a discussion and research course. Student participation, formal presentation, and final research paper/project will make up the grade.